On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Chinese government report predicts China's population will peak at 1.44 billion in 2029 before declining

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Golden State and Sacramento combine for 41 3-pointers in Warriors' 127-123 win; set new NBA record for 3s in a game; Stephen Curry hits 10 triples while Buddy Hield leads Kings with 8, Justin Jackson adds 5

Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
Basketball Superstar
Stephen Curry

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Swiss pair Roger Federer & Belinda Bencic clinch 2-1 win over Germany; beat Angelique Kerber & Alexander Zverev 4-0, 1-4, 4-3; Switzerland's 4th event success

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • Orthodox Church of Ukraine granted independence from the Russian Orthodox Church by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Famous Deaths

  • Dragoslav Ĺ ekularac, Serbian footballer, dies at 81